WASHINGTON (AP) - The sex scandal that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' downfall widened Tuesday with word the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for alleged "inappropriate communications" with another woman involved in the case. Some of the material was "flirtatious," an official said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has demoted the former head of U.S. Africa Command who was accused of spending thousands of dollars on lavish travel and other unauthorized expenses, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Retired Gen. David Petraeus began an affair with his biographer in 2011, two months after he became CIA director, a friend and former top aide said Monday. The case has brewed an uproar in Congress over FBI investigative tactics and the fact lawmakers weren't told soon enough about the probe rocking the intelligence and law enforcement establishment.
The 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team cased its unit colors in a formal ceremony Tuesday at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field. The Raider Brigade is heading for Afghanistan.
FORT BENNING - A team from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit has won an international sniper competition.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - A U.S. agent who investigated the massacre of 16 civilians in southern Afghanistan earlier this year recounted the livid reaction from local villagers and said Wednesday that it was weeks before American forces could visit the crime scenes less than a mile from a remote base.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - U.S. Army prosecutors offered the first details of a rare criminal case against a general, alleging in a military hearing Monday that he committed sex-related crimes involving four female officers and a civilian.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Staff Sgt. Robert Bales spent the evening on his remote outpost in southern Afghanistan with fellow soldiers, watching a movie about revenge killings, sharing whiskey from a plastic bottle and discussing an attack that cost one of their friends his leg.
SAVANNAH - Savannah's police chief is calling on witnesses to come forward after a shooting at the Coastal Empire Fair that wounded seven people, most of them teenagers.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - U.S. Army prosecutors offered the first details of a rare criminal case against a general, alleging in a military hearing Monday he committed sex crimes against five women including four subordinates and a civilian.
Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Deputy Director Larry Logan calls Superstorm Sandy a "once-in-a-lifetime" event. Director Mike Hodges said the technical term for the storm is "extra-tropical cyclone."
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is monitoring what it calls a major spill by EPD guidelines at Hinesville/Fort Stewart's wastewater treatment plant Oct. 22-23.
SAVANNAH - An Army Ranger killed in a firefight in Afghanistan is being honored by soldiers in his Savannah-based battalion.
ATLANTA - Forecasters say gusty winds and locally heavy rain will be the main threats to the Georgia coast as Sandy surges toward the north.
HOLGUIN, Cuba - Hurricane Sandy rumbled across mountainous eastern Cuba on Thursday as a Category 2 storm, bringing heavy rains and blistering winds that ripped the roofs off homes and damaged fragile coffee and tomato crops, but caused no known fatalities on the island.
Soldiers and members of the community joined more than 30 "Gold Star" family members Thursday morning at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel for a candlelight vigil for America's fallen service members.
Col. Kevin Gregory, U.S. Army Garrison commander for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, reported to the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce during its Progress Through People Luncheon on Thursday at Connection Church.
Four more eastern redbud trees have been planted at Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk, bringing the total number of living monuments to 457. The newly planted trees memorialize the service of four 3rd Infantry Division soldiers, who were honored in a formal ceremony Thursday morning.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill creating a state task force to investigate how the state can coordinate services to better assist servicemembers discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.
A May 14 Department of Defense news release announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's directive that furloughs will begin for DoD civilians after July 8. Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer Kevin Larson confirmed that civilian personnel managers at Stewart are preparing for the furloughs but noted that details had to be worked out locally.
A request for specific intelligence software that was later rescinded by the requestor, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Regional Command-South in Afghanistan, received an official explanation Thursday from an Army spokesman at the Pentagon.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today that he has signed a memorandum directing defense managers to prepare to furlough most Defense Department civilian employees for up to 11 days between July 8 and the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - In an effort to maintain a well balanced team, the 3rd Sustainment Brigade's master resiliency trainer, Capt. Dana Cook, provided a wellness workshop for deployed soldiers at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on May 3.
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